Title : Project Manager with finance and accounting
Location : Livingston, NJ
Mode of Hire : Full Time
Project Manager for Financial Systems
Required capabilities: Very strong end-to-end project management skills from business case development through implementation. Ability to build consultative relationships with senior management, becoming a trusted partner for thinking strategically about the Corporate IT organization and within the broader context of the overall Organization strategy. Extensive experience working with and influencing senior management to drive strategic decisions through conducting complex analysis, developing concise recommendations and preparing and delivering well designed presentations Facilitate project meetings; Create materials to be used for presentation at working group and senior management meetings Partner with Technology Project Manager to guide project team and ensure all business deliverables and tasks are completed. Very strong critical and creative thinking skills with ability to synthesize complex data to develop business insights, fact base analysis and hypotheses to solve complex problems. Present recommendations in a business-friendly way that identifies any issues, details business/client impact, and builds a business case and consensus for implementation Project planning and analysis – including detailed project plans, documenting scope and business requirements, detailing issues & problems; drafting business and technical data flows Data analysis – including the collection of data from various sources, synthesizing the information, performing analysis, interpreting results and making recommendations Define user acceptance test plans and test cases. Coordinate and execute user acceptance testing. Responsible for understanding results and providing sufficient information to senior management to enable signoff on a deliverable Strong experience in analyzing and transforming operating models to improve efficiency and effectiveness through technology enhancements, process re-engineering, policy, governance and organization structure. . To successfully perform these functions, the following skills are critical. 5+ years experience leading, designing and executing complex programs spanning business-lines within the financial services industry to drive large scale change.
Good understanding of Accounting and Finance function, financial reporting and regulatory reporting. Bachelors degree required; experience in risk, finance and regulatory.Strong familiarity with project management and analysis software, such as Excel, Access, MS Project, Visio, etc. Previous project management/business analyst experience a must Excellent analytical, problem solving and time management skills Ability to perform in a high pressure and fast paced environment Highly disciplined, self-motivated, and delivery-focused individual who is able to work independently Excellent analytical and communication skills (verbal and written)
Exceptional interpersonal leadership and influencing skills with ability to achieve goals without direct control over resources